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2-Day Summit + Via Ferrata Activity (Walk the Torq) by Travel Rite Tours

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices

Description

Private trip
2 days 1 night
In addition to the regular climb up Mt Kinabalu, this option includes an additional via ferrata activity (i.e. Walk the Torq via ferrata). This is the less challenging via ferrata activity and is suitable for beginners. It is 380m in length and takes an additional 2 hours to complete on average. Highlights of the activity include a 6m monkey rope bridge and a 10m hanging ladder.

Meet your guide

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Travel Rite Tours

3 years experience
The team at Travel Rite Tours are an adventurous bunch who take good care of fellow adventure travellers.

Prices

Prices start from USD$567.60 per person Prices start from MYR2,365
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: KK - Kinabalu Park - Pendant Hut
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Today you will travel to Kinabalu Park and hike up to Laban Rata (3,353m)

Accommodation: Pendant Hut Hostel - Dorm

  • 8am: Arrive at Kinabalu Park, collect packed lunch, register for your Mt Kinabalu summit climb at the Park Registration office, meet mountain guide, transfer to Timpohon Gate (1,829m)
  • 9am: Begin your climb.
  • 12:30 pm: Lunch break
  • 3pm: Settle in at Pendant Hut
  • 3.30pm: Attend the mandatory via ferrata familiarization in Pendant Hut, meet the Mountain Torq trainer
  • 6pm: Dinner at Laban Rata
Day 2: Pendant Hut - Mt Kinabalu Summit - Monkey Bridge - Hanging Ladder - Base Camp - Hotel in KK
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Today you will summit at sunrise, and climb a 10m hanging ladder off the side of the mountain

  • 1.30 - 2 am - Wake up for early morning supper
  • 2.30 am - Start hiking up to the summit with your Sabah Parks mountain guide
  • 5.40 am - Catch the sunrise on Low's Peak
  • 06:00 am - Descend Low's Peak to meet your Mountain Torq trainer
  • 07:15 am - Meet your via ferrata trainer at Sayat Sayat Hut @ 3,668m for Walk the Torq via ferrata experience (1-2 hours)
  • 09:30 am - Return to Pendant Hut for breakfast
  • 11:00 am - Check out of Pendant Hut and descend to Timpohon Gate
  • 5 -5:30 pm - Arrive at Timpohon Gate and depart Kinabalu Park
  • 6:30 - 7:30 pm - Arrive back at your hotel in Kota Kinabalu

What's included

  • Return Transport from hotel in Kota Kinabalu Town
  • 1 night dormitory accommodation at Pendant Hut
  • Meals
  • State Park guide
  • Insurance
  • Climbing permit
  • Certificate of completion
  • Entrance fees
  • Walk the Torq via ferreta pass

Where you'll be staying

Bed Types
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Bunk Bed
Amenities
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Breakfast
  • Towels
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Cold Shower

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
06:00AM
Pick-up Point
Your hotel in Kota Kinabalu town
Drop-off Time
05:00PM
Drop-off Point
Your hotel in Kota Kinabalu town

What to bring

*We would like to stress that it gets very cold at the top (under 10 degrees celsius), so please do bring warm clothing for sleeping in, and for the summit climb!
Basic first aid supplies (e.g. painkillers, bandaid, ibuprofen, antiseptic and gauze)
Cash (we recommend RM100 - 150 in case you need to rent equipment, hire a porter, tip the guides, buy beer at the top, etc!)
Cash (we recommend RM100 - 150 in case you need to rent equipment, hire a porter, tip the guides, buy beer at the top, etc!)
Extra clothing and socks
Hand gloves and beanie
Head torch (compulsory)
High energy food such as chocolates, nuts, biscuits, sweets, energy bars
Jacket/Wind breaker (if your jacket isn't waterproof, we would also recommend bringing a disposable raincoat)
Long sleeves shirt/Hiking trousers
Personal toiletries
Refillable water bottle (0.5 - 1 Litre)
Towel (optional - in case you would like to shower at Base Camp - the showers at Base Camp can get chilly though!)
Trekking or running shoes with good grip
Walking poles (may be helpful for the peak ascend as parts of it can be slippy when wet)
Warm clothing*
Waterproof backpack to store your items

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 60 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Strict Cancellation Policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 17 Dec 2019
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